Science: American Association

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Some 5,000 Canadian and U. S. scientists closed their classes and laboratories last week, and hastened to Manhattan for the regular Christmas convocation of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Some 2,000 had papers to read on their 15 specialties.* Reading those papers, the mosaic of 1928 developments in pure and applied science, would place the workers on little eminences among their colleagues. Better, it would put them near the Olympians of their profession who attended sessions with them, men like:

Geologist Bailey Willis, 71, of Stanford, who was...

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